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Jesus' Son: Stories. Denis Johnson

Jesus' Son: Stories

ISBN: 0060975776,9780060975777 | 59 pages | 2 Mb

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Jesus' Son: Stories Denis Johnson
Publisher: Harper Perennial

Now, we have Jesus encountering a woman who is a widow, and her son is sick. This is one of Luke's “parable-stories”; he means to suggest that this is true discipleship: asking Jesus to cure our blindness so that we can follow him on the way of the cross. It's a bit embarassing to admit that I've just recently read this collection, but we all have those books on our shelves - Moby Dick anyone? But at the start of the story we hear, her son has died, too. A Third Time Jesus Foretells His Death and Resurrection. While trapped on an airplane travelling from Detroit to San Diego last week, I read Denis Johnson's short story collection, Jesus' Son, cover to cover. The unnamed narrator is only known to us by his nickname: Fuckhead. Her despair must have been visible. Right before this healing story is the tale of a centurion [a Roman soldier] asking Jesus to heal his own servant. Stories Jesus Told: The Persistent Widow Stories Jesus Told: The Wise and Foolish Builders. Luke's Gospel provides story after story to illustrate why Jesus is the Messiah and the Son of God and how God is doing a new thing in the world. Told through a train wreck of regret and longing, the stories in Jesus' Son unapologetically expose the malignancies of the human heart. 31 Then he took the twelve aside and said to them, 'See, we are going up to Jerusalem, and everything that is written about the Son of Man by the prophets will be accomplished. BIBLE STORIES THEATRE OF FINE & PERFORMING ARTS - Awareness In The Arts for Children & · RSS · Follow In contrast, the good news is Jesus knew the Father and his disciples knew that the Father sent the Son. These stories tell of spiraling grief and trancendence, of rock bottom and redemption, of. For the widow of Nain, there was the hope of living with the care and support of her grown son. This is the invitation that turns people away from Jesus. Eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping.

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